The explosion inside the headquarters shook surrounding buildings, set the compound on fire and sent up a thick column of black smoke.
"Some of the soldiers ran into a nearby bank to seek shelter".
The defence minister said three assailants were killed at the army headquarters.
However, the surroundings of the two scenes of the attack (French embassy and the army general staff headquarters) are off-limit, practically sealed off to render them inaccessible to curious members of the public. Security forces have struggled to contain the attacks.
On August 13 past year, two assailants opened fire on a restaurant on the capital's main avenue, killing 19 people and wounding 21.
A group called al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) also said some of its militants were involved.
Nine jihadists were killed by law enforcement during the attacks that have since been claimed by Al Qaeda affiliate Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM).
"In this hard moment I want to reaffirm to Africa and to the whole world my unassailable faith in the ability of the Burkinabé people to preserve their dignity and put up a strong resistance to its enemies both inside and outside", he said.
Among his objectives has been ending the use of French, the former colonizer's language, in regional schools. Two attackers were captured, according to military source and state television.
But he is not the only threat. A planned meeting of the G5 Sahel regional anti-terrorism force may have been the target of the terrorist attack.
The countries' troops join forces where they can. There was no claim of responsibility.
An unexpected increase in gasoline stockpiles last week has weighed on fuel prices and is pulling oil prices lower. However, the oil for delivery in March contracts held steady at Rs 597 per 10 kg in 50 lots.
The three were allegedly in touch about a report on the controversial trial of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Timoshenko. However, the DOJ admitted that there was no evidence that any member Trump campaign was involved in the alleged attempt.
Mamata Banerjee , Chief Minister of West Bengal and Asaddin Owaisi of the AIMIM had extended their support on Sunday. Mr Jogi also said that Mr Rao had successfully spearheaded the separate Telangana agitation, the release said.
The center is averaging 16.2 points, 9.4 boards and 1.1 blocks in 17 games with the Charge this season. James, on the other hand, had 30 points, but also had nine rebounds and eight assists like Simmons.
Actually, if Ortiz loses to Wilder he could make a lot of money as an opponent down the road fighting up and coming prospects. " Deontay Wilder has tried to sell his whole fight on Anthony Joshua - he should worry about Luis Ortiz ", he said .
A rare breed of double threat, Ledecka proved that she could run with anyone in any discipline every time she strapped up. She came into the Olympics top-ranked on the snowboarding circuit but never considered a threat, until now, in skiing.
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He needed a mere 12 putts through his first nine holes, per ESPN.com's Bob Harig, which helped to set the tone for the round. Then, he hit out of a fairway bunker, over the water and onto the green at the risky 16th hole and faced a 65-foot putt.
So if you've yet to collect everything you want from Season 2, you still have some time left to collect as much loot as possible. And Epic Games has done a fantastic job of monetizing a free to play game with the Battle Pass system.
Seven people detained in killing of Slovak Journalist
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Iraqi court gives death penalty to Turkish women
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China Poised to Eliminate Presidential Term Limits
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Bound gas pipeline breaks ground on Afghan section
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Raiders receive four compensatory draft picks
The Vikings benefited from the rule change, when they received the Chiefs fifth-round compensatory pick via trade. Depending on what they gave up to acquire Marcus Peters, the Rams may not have many picks in the 2018 draft.
Russian opposition protester jailed for a year
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Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing, say scientists
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